Buying and selling real estate in the communities of Long Island
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Both the inside and outside of this recently listed Port Washington home are made for entertaining. Between the large, sun-splashed family room -- which gets light from two sides of the house -- and the backyard, with an outdoor living room, boccie court, swing and hammock, there have been many parties.
The three-bedroom, 2½-bathroom split-level is on a pie-shaped .29 acre on a small cul-de-sac....Read more »
Sellers. John and Patricia Melillo
Address. 18 Salt Meadow Rd., Babylon
Asking price. $995,000
The basics. Three-bedroom, 3½-bathroom waterfront condo
The competition. Another unit in the complex is listed for $949,000.
Recent sale in the area. A similar model in the complex sold Aug. 29 for $719,100.
Taxes. $17,892, plus $420 monthly common charges
Time...Read more »
This home in Great Neck comes with quite the bounty.
Seller Kourosh Yaghoubian planted fruit trees that provide pomegranates, Concord grapes, berries, figs, plums, quinces, persimmons and Chinese apples.
Yaghoubian’s wife, Shira, makes juice from the grapes, and their kids enjoy picking the berries and eating them straight from the bowl.
“It’s something fun for the...Read more »
Newsday's LI Home editor Valerie Kellogg appeared on News 12 Long Island Tuesday night, as she does every Tuesday night around 7:15, to talk about high-end homes on the market. This week she quizzed anchor Stacey Bell on which house of the three commands what asking price. Here's the clip, in case you missed it, with a list of the agents representing each of the properties. To see past segments,...Read more »
From the inside, it’s hard to believe that this Old Westbury home was built in the early 19th century.
Originally a circa-1805 Quaker farmhouse that was part of the William W. Cocks estate, the eight-bedroom, 5½-bathroom Colonial, on the market for $2.988 million, has been updated with many modern amenities, including a roomy chef’s kitchen with granite countertops and top-of-the-line appliances,...Read more »
This contemporary Glen Cove home listed for $1.988 million certainly takes advantage of its position on the water.
The house is situated at the end of a cul-de-sac, and its walls of windows show off panoramic views of Long Island Sound and a deck that juts out to the edge of the property.
“There’s water, water everywhere,” says Sandra Rosen of Coldwell Banker Residential Brokerage,...Read more »
This month, Real LI has featured a handful of especially incredible homes currently on the market on Long Island. Tune in to News 12 Long Island at 7:15 p.m. Nov. 26 to see a video tour of each home (we'll attach the video after it airs) and then let us know which one you like best.
There's a 7,000-square-foot Sands Point home, listed for $2.88M by Ran Cho of Coldwell Banker Residential Brokerage,...Read more »
Newsday's LI Home editor Valerie Kellogg appeared on News 12 Long Island Tuesday night, as she does every Tuesday night around 7:15, to talk about high-end homes on the market.
Here's the clip, in case you missed it, with a list of the agents representing each of the properties. To see past segments, click here:
COVE NECK HOUSE
Margy Hargraves (516-384-4011) and Peggy Moriarty...Read more »
Long Island’s housing market posted strong gains last month, with sales surging by 41 percent compared to a year earlier.
In Suffolk County, the median closed sale price was $331,145 in October, 5.1 percent higher than a year before, and 1,187 homes changed hands, a rise of more than 46 percent compared to a year earlier, according to a report released Thursday by the Multiple Listing Service...Read more »
Sitting on a half-acre of central Shelter Island property is Greatfields, a 1788 house that was one of five homes on the 27-square-mile island built by the extended Havens family.
The four-bedroom home has 2½ bathrooms.
The house blends historic architectural elements such as wide plank floors and exposed beams with updated features such as high-end kitchen appliances and an...Read more »